We live in the information age. Most people can become partially educated on any subject through a quick google search and 10-12 minutes of scrolling. Unfortunately, it can be very difficulty to get accurate information about agriculture on the internet.
Meat and dairy goats each serve a different and unique purpose in animal agriculture, from specialty cheeses to cultural meats.
Factory Farm. Industrialized Farm. Corporate Farm. What do all of these repetitive, synonymous terms mean, and are they really all that bad?
In honor of Turkey Lover’s Month, I’d like to share some insights I learned from visiting a turkey farm and a cranberry bog.
As a student studying animal agriculture and science at a diverse university, I have found that one question takes prevalence over all others regarding dairy: “Why do dairy farmers take the baby calves away from their mothers?”
Every June since 1937, Americans have celebrated hardworking dairy farmers during National Dairy Month. Check out these fun options for celebrating!
As an imitation, the Beyond Burger was excellent. My overcooking it is proof of that. However, if you are someone who appreciates a really good hamburger (the type you expect from a place that asks you how you want it cooked), this plant-based alternative does not meet expectations.
Now, in my final post, we will explore the crux of the issue: are people going to be willing to buy and eat it?
What the product is called and how it is labeled and marketed will have impacts on how it needs to be regulated.
Environmental stewardship is an important aspect of agriculture. Creating a sustainable system that can feed the world nutritious food in a way that is efficient, cost effective, and does not harm the environment is a challenge modern agriculture works hard to tackle.
As a mother whose children have experienced hunger, I am concerned about the consequences Meatless Mondays will have on the city’s most vulnerable students.